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    Posted April 19, 2013 by
    Chengdu,Sichuan, China
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    7 magnitude earthquake hit southwest China


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     HanksDong told me, 'this morning we were disturbed. at the beginning it was slightly and I thought it was my roommates shaking the bed, but the shock became stronger soon , and it came to me that an earthquake happened. The vibration was so strong that everything on the shelves has slanted or dropped. In the fifth veranda, I saw many students get out of the dorm building and gathered in the ground, some even naked— only in briefs and slippers.'
    - hhanks, CNN iReport producer

    This is in Chengdu,Sichuan province, Southwest china area. An earthquake of 7 magnitude hit Yaan city which 120 km away to Chengdu at 8:02am Beijing time.

    IT's was weekend and I was sleeping in the dorm with my roommates. suddenly we were shocked to wake and get out of the room ,rush to the veranda. so many people have already in the ground. I was in 5th floor at that time.

    In 2008 ,12th,May, an 8 magnitude earthquake hit Wenchuan and caused much damage.

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